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Old 05-18-2017, 10:39 PM   #141
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Quarter system runs until mid June for me. Quarter system is also the reason I rarely have time to breathe, let alone work on any of my pet projects on my car.

As much as I would love to get a write up done for you guys, there's a lot of other things on my mind before it. I have two sets of midterms and a final within 11 weeks, with the addition of multiple papers. This quarter alone, I'm writing a total of 60 pages and doing a research project for 2 classes, and also taking organic chemistry and public health courses, each with 2 midterms and a final.

I know I continue to postpone when I think I'll have it done, and if it were up to me, I would not keep doing so, but as a student whose planning on applying to a competitive field, my priorities are laid out for me.

If you would rather not wait, I encourage you to find other means, as another user mentioned. I would take no offense to that, and if anything would love to see what ideas others had.

I'm sorry if this got lengthy or rude, those are not my intentions at all.

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Totally understandable man, I feel you, as much as we want it, I think we all have enough decency to be understanding of basic priorities I'll still be waiting for this, and hopefully when summer rolls around, you'll be able to spend some more time finishing the write up, but if you don't see that being a possibility, just let us know so we can devote resources and support to the people who have the time/bandwidth towards R&D and a write up for this!!

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Old 05-19-2017, 12:00 AM   #142
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Totally understandable man, I feel you, as much as we want it, I think we all have enough decency to be understanding of basic priorities I'll still be waiting for this, and hopefully when summer rolls around, you'll be able to spend some more time finishing the write up, but if you don't see that being a possibility, just let us know so we can devote resources and support to the people who have the time/bandwidth towards R&D and a write up for this!!

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100% agree with every single word. I to will wait until summer if you find some free time to do the write up. If not hopefully we can figure out how to do this.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:53 PM   #143
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for whatever it's worth, I can completely relate David. I have a 330 brake upgrade video that's 80% done, a M3 seat upgrade video that's 90% done, an M3 engine mount retrofit DIY that's 60% done, and tons of ideas. But right now my law paper and my managerial accounting assignment have me only doing school work and some Fallout to keep my sanity!

Until yesterday, it's been years since I've had over 7 unread emails at a time or over 4 unread texts. I'm currently at 23 and 12 respectively :/

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Old 05-19-2017, 02:48 PM   #144
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I would imagine it goes something like tapping into the signal for the stock beeper, then using that to trigger an Arduino or some other micro controller wired to the sound system to play a sound file.

If OP doesn't update soon I'm going to try to figure it out myself.
Can anybody elaborate more on this...
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